Witnesses For The Dead: Stories

by Gary Phillips
Witnesses For The Dead: Stories

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Inspired by recent true events, the all-original stories in Witnesses for the Dead are set in motion by the act of witnessing. The characters who populate these pages are not themselves the perpetrators of the crimes they see, but as they grapple with what to do - take action or retreat into the shadows - their lives are indelibly changed. In 'Envy' by Christopher Chambers, a sweet, shy wallflower looks on as something horrific happens in his neighborhood - revealing something horrific about himself. Agatha Award-winner Richie Narvaez's 'The Gardener of Roses' sees a Puertorriquena college student on the run from the FBI for her accidental involvement in a 'terrorist' plot. Anthony Award winner Gary Phillips confronts police corruption in 'Spiders and Fly.' And the protagonist of 'A Family Matter' by IPPY Award-winner Sarah M. Chen investigates the murder of a stranger, leading her to question the political structure of Taiwan entirely. Other stories feature a brothel, the film indust
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Inspired by recent true events, the all-original stories in Witnesses for the Dead are set in motion by the act of witnessing. The characters who populate these pages are not themselves the perpetrators of the crimes they see, but as they grapple with what to do - take action or retreat into the shadows - their lives are indelibly changed. In 'Envy' by Christopher Chambers, a sweet, shy wallflower looks on as something horrific happens in his neighborhood - revealing something horrific about himself. Agatha Award-winner Richie Narvaez's 'The Gardener of Roses' sees a Puertorriquena college student on the run from the FBI for her accidental involvement in a 'terrorist' plot. Anthony Award winner Gary Phillips confronts police corruption in 'Spiders and Fly.' And the protagonist of 'A Family Matter' by IPPY Award-winner Sarah M. Chen investigates the murder of a stranger, leading her to question the political structure of Taiwan entirely. Other stories feature a brothel, the film indust

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